“What ought to I make for dinner?” may be one among life’s most-asked questions. And fast, simple dinner recipes (which might be equally scrumptious) are one of the widespread Google searches.
With that in thoughts, we sifted via our recipe archives to search out the best dinner recipes. That’s proper—on this submit, you’ll discover 60 simple dinner recipes.
Undecided what you’re yearning for dinner? We’ve got a wide selection of recipe concepts on this submit, together with:
- Soup and Chili
- Stir Fry
Marry Me Hen
Marry Me Hen is a calmly breaded rooster dish with a creamy, flavorful sauce. Serve it with bread so you possibly can take in the additional sauce. You’ll need to add this recipe to your weekly rotation—belief us!
Straightforward Taco Soup
A easy and easy-to-make taco soup recipe made with floor beef, black beans, tomatoes, and selfmade tortilla strips. Be sure you add toppings like shredded cheese, bitter cream, avocado, cilantro, and sizzling sauce.
Italian Beef Sandwiches
This recipe for Italian beef sandwiches will be made in a crock pot and cooked slowly over eight hours. It’s a simple dinner thought you can throw collectively within the morning and revel in within the night.
Honey and Miso Stir Fry
Stir fry is one among our go-to dinner concepts. This stir fry has a thick, mouth-watering honey miso sauce and it may be made with tofu, rooster, or any sort of protein you favor.
30-Minute Sheet Pan Pizza
Home made pizza in half-hour? Oh, sure. This recipe makes use of fast rise yeast to rapidly make the dough, and you may prime it along with your favourite toppings. We selected pineapple and ham— a controversial selection.
Toasted Ravioli Salad
Belief us on this dinner thought—toasted ravioli blended in a inexperienced salad and topped with balsamic dressing. The crunchy, tacky ravioli paired with a recent salad is so good!
In a single day No-Boil Lasagna
Lasagna is without doubt one of the greatest consolation meals, and you can also make it in a flash with this simple recipe. You possibly can even prep this lasagna the evening earlier than utilizing no-boil noodles and pop it within the oven the following day.
Air Fryer Hen Tenders
A easy air fryer rooster tenders recipe made with flour, egg, and panko (or breadcrumbs) you can make in an air fryer in beneath 20 minutes. If you happen to’re searching for one thing further quick, you should use frozen rooster.
20-Minute Vegetable Inexperienced Curry
Scrumptious vegetable inexperienced curry in simply 20 minutes! This recipe is filled with good-for-you elements and will be served with tofu or rooster. It’s an ideal weeknight dinner thought anytime, however particularly when it’s chilly exterior.
Hen and Rice Casserole
You possibly can’t go mistaken with this dinner thought—rooster and rice casserole. This simple recipe is made out of scratch (with out condensed soup) and is topped with crunchy French fried onions. It makes nice leftovers!
Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers
These stuffed bell peppers are full of quinoa and topped with melty cheese. They go nice with a aspect of black beans with feta cheese and some slices of lime.
30-Minute Vegetable White Chili
This veggie white chili is filled with taste and tremendous easy and fast to throw collectively. If you happen to desire, you possibly can swap the beans for shredded rooster for a extra conventional recipe. It’s superb both means.
10-Minute Creamy Tomato Soup
You received’t imagine the key ingredient on this 10-minute creamy tomato soup recipe. It makes this soup extremely creamy with out utilizing any dairy. Serve this soup with a superbly toasted grilled cheese sandwich for an entire meal.
Straightforward Gnocchi Soup
This gnocchi soup is made with greens, potato gnocchi, and sausage. It’s an important stability of veggie and protein, and impressed a scrumptious Olive Backyard soup (however even higher!).
Purple Beans and Rice Veggie Burgers
This simple recipe for high-protein veggie burgers options pink beans and rice, which is a superb mixture as a result of they kind a whole protein. You would even make further burgers and freeze them for a fast dinner.
Chipotle & Pumpkin Veggie Enchiladas
A chipotle pumpkin enchilada recipe that’s filled with taste—and the sauce will be simply made in a blender. Prime these enchiladas with numerous melty cheese and ripe avocado. You received’t be disillusioned!
Straightforward Tortellini Soup
A easy 20-minute tomato soup with cheese tortellini and a juicy orange base. It’d sound a bit of totally different, however it provides a vibrant pop of taste. Soup and pasta in a single dish? Sure, please.
Entire Wheat One-Pot Pasta
If you happen to haven’t made a one-pot pasta earlier than, you should attempt it. This complete wheat model has fewer energy, extra fiber, and extra vitamins than common pasta, so it’s a win-win scenario.
Crispy Air Fryer Wings
A easy recipe for tremendous crispy air fried rooster wings that may be simply be custom-made with any wing sauce or sizzling sauce. Frank’s Wing Sauce is our favourite, although!
Chickpea Yellow Curry
Chickpea yellow curry is a filling, vegetarian-friendly dinner possibility, and one among our favourite sorts of curry. Serve alongside some white or brown rice and prime it with chopped cilantro. Yum!
Creamy Pea & Contemporary Herb Fettuccine
If you happen to’re craving a consolation meal, fettuccine is the final word repair. This creamy pea and recent herb fettuccine is made with selfmade Alfredo sauce and will be on the desk in half-hour or much less.
Tremendous Filling Candy Potato Tacos
These filling candy potato tacos are the proper stability of candy and spicy for a wonderful, wholesome dinner. We extremely suggest you give these a attempt at your subsequent taco Tuesday.
Straightforward Calzone Recipe
Scrumptious calzones made simple with with suggestions of store-bought dough choices and from-scratch dough recipes to attempt. This enjoyable dinner thought pairs effectively with a salad (and many dipping sauce).
Greatest Baked Macaroni and Cheese
What’s to not love about baked macaroni and cheese? It is a tremendous simple recipe that’s made with out eggs or evaporated milk. A straightforward, traditional recipe! This recipe makes 4-6 servings and is nice leftover.
Thai Tempeh Lettuce Wraps
Lettuce wraps are an important weeknight dinner thought which might be fast to throw collectively, easy, and scrumptious. This filling is Thai-based, and will be made with floor turkey or tempeh (to make them vegetarian).
Quinoa Shrimp Scampi
Shrimp scampi is one among our favorites, and this recipe makes use of quinoa as a substitute of noodles for a lighter model. Serve with a salad or your favourite vegetable aspect dish and revel in!
Springfield-Type Cashew Cauliflower
Do you know cashew rooster was based in our hometown? This recipe for cashew cauliflower relies on the recipe we all know and love, however a bit of bit lighter. It’s extremely good!
Stuffed Pepper Soup
This easy-to-follow recipe is made with the identical elements as stuffed bell peppers, and prepared in half-hour. Serve this soup with a cheese quesadilla for the complete soup and grilled cheese expertise.
Spicy Peanut Noodles
The sauce on this noodle dish is much like the peanut sauce you make for spring rolls (with a bit of extra spice). You would additionally add further greens to this recipe to make it extra of a stir fry.
Baked rooster is a fast dinner thought, and you may serve it with so many alternative sides. This recipe exhibits you how one can bake rooster breasts with out brining so they’re juicy and completely cooked each time (in quarter-hour!).
White Sauce Veggie Enchiladas
We love making enchiladas for dinner, particularly as a result of you possibly can customise them utilizing all types of fillings and elements. This recipe is vegetable-based and topped with a creamy, white sauce.
Hen Noodle Soup with Rotisserie Hen
Take pleasure in a heat, comforting bowl of selfmade rooster noodle soup in lower than half-hour utilizing a rotisserie rooster from the grocery retailer. It doesn’t get any simpler than this. This recipe makes round 4 servings (excellent for lunch the following day).
Stir Fry Spaghetti Squash
Right here’s a stir fry recipe that’s made with spaghetti squash. The seasoning and cooking technique on this recipe makes the spaghetti squash style SO very like glass noodles. You received’t even know the distinction!
Baked Potato & Broccoli Cheddar Soup
This potato broccoli soup has all of the creamy taste of baked potato soup and packs a good quantity of greens from the broccoli. Prime it with with shredded cheese and crackers earlier than digging in.
Sheet Pan Totchos
We love a simple sheet pan meal—they’re easy to make and ideal when feeding greater than two individuals. That’s the place sheet pan totchos (tator tot nachos) are available in. They’re all the time a favourite, and youngsters love them, too.
Creamy Garlic Mac & Cheese
Mmm … macaroni and cheese. This mac & cheese recipe is thick and creamy with numerous garlic. Oh, and it may be made in a crock pot! Simply think about having this simmering in your counter and prepared in time for supper.
Straightforward Hamburger Soup
A straightforward hamburger soup with flavors of pink onion, garlic, cayenne, and chili powder. Prime this soup with shredded cheese and pickles (and toasted buns on the aspect) for an final hamburger-like expertise.
St. Louis-Type Pizza
St. Louis-style pizza is a skinny, crunchy crust pizza with a mix of provel cheese and a barely candy sauce. This dough is yeast-free and comes collectively very quickly.
Biscuits and Gravy Casserole
What about “breakfast for dinner”? Biscuits and gravy casserole solely has 6 elements and takes 45 minutes to bake. You possibly can even make nearly all of this recipe forward and bake it while you’re able to eat.
Baked Mini Falafel Salad
Discovering a salad to make for dinner that’s each filling and flavorful can generally be a problem, however this baked mini falafel salad has all of it. It’s so good!
Crock Pot Butternut Mac & Cheese
All of the consolation and tacky goodness of macaroni and cheese made with a wholesome dose of butternut squash. This recipe is a superb possibility for somebody who’s gluten illiberal however needs to take pleasure in a pasta dish.
Straightforward Pumpkin Curry
Pumpkin curry combines the flavors of pumpkin with coconut milk and spices which might be considerably paying homage to many Indian dishes. It’s so good! Serve with tofu or your protein of selection.
White Bean, Dill, and Vegetable Soup
A hearty vegetable soup made with white beans, potatoes, and chopped dill. This soup is creamy and filling whereas nonetheless managing to be made from largely vegetation and complete elements.
Portobello Beer Burgers
If you happen to’re craving a burger however need one thing lighter, attempt a portobello mushroom cheeseburger. The mushrooms are soaked in beer earlier than they’re cooked for a novel taste. Add some onion rings (on prime or as a aspect) and also you’re set.
Heat Brussels Sprout Salad
It is a heat and filling salad made with Brussels sprouts, cranberry raisins, and selfmade croutons. Emma made this after consuming an identical salad at a restaurant. Straightforward and scrumptious!
5 Bean Vegetarian Chili
An excellent simple vegetarian chili recipe utilizing a mixture of pinto, kidney, black, nice northern, and garbanzo beans. Garnish with shredded cheese, bitter cream, inexperienced onions, and many Fritos.
Honey-Roasted Veggies and Gnocchi
We love making roasted greens for dinner, and this recipe combines Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and gnocchi (potato dumplings). It is a colourful, wholesome, and scrumptious meal you can take pleasure in in beneath half-hour.
Hen Verde Enchiladas
These tacky rooster verde enchiladas are simple to make and ideal for leftovers the following day. The bottom of this dish is a rotisserie rooster and your favourite jar of salsa verde (so easy!).
Orange Hen Sauce
Orange rooster is much like candy and bitter rooster—it has a flavorful sauce that has some sweetness to it. The bottom of the sauce is orange juice, however it has many different elements that stability out the candy taste.
Carrot Pesto Pasta
The carrot pesto pasta is a bit of bit savory, a bit of bit candy, and nonetheless has some scrumptious creaminess from the Parmesan cheese. The sauce will be made in a meals processor, and couldn’t be simpler to make.
Gradual Cooker Break up Pea and Lentil Soup
We love a soup recipe that we are able to throw within the sluggish cooker within the afternoon and have dinner prepared by the tip of the workday. This cut up pea and lentil soup is equally filling, good for you, and scrumptious.
Straightforward Vodka Sauce – 6 Substances
It is a tremendous easy vodka sauce recipe with solely six primary elements. This creamy, pink sauce can served on any kind of pasta you favor—even gnocchi. Plus, selfmade sauce all the time tastes higher.
Stovetop Brussels and Shells
A stovetop dish with Brussels sprouts, complete wheat pasta, and a lightweight, creamy sauce that accommodates a vibrant pop of taste from recent lemon juice and zest. Youngsters will love this recipe, too!
Creamy Sausage and Kale Soup
This sausage and kale soup is a weblog favourite. It has a creamy base alongside chewy kale and mushy (however chunky) potatoes. And, you may simply make this soup vegetarian with a few simple swaps.